|The Gathering EP - Fature|
The Gathering EP is a 3-track lil' wonder of a record from Fature, who joined us on the split-notes compilation album last year. The hyper d'n'b vibe which permeates this EP is worlds away from the chilled sound Fature showed us in 'Butterfly Rapport' and still a fair distance from his nu-jazz works. But, while the gent has been multifaceted and eclectic in his tastes, you can still hear that it's him! This is a record where enchanting, mysterious moods collide with frenetic and intense rhythm...
Keywords: drum and bass; xenharmonic; microtonal; dnb; experimental; fature; split-notes; animals; creative commons; netlabel; netaudio; 2011
|Sean but not Heard - Sean Archibald|
Sean brings xenharmonic bass back home to split-notes. But leave your expectations at the door because this record is a whole different vibe from the artist's previous work. Here, spacious and ambient-influenced sounds fuse with odd-metered grooves and field recordings. On the electronics side, most of the album was produced under the limitation of just 2 synths and a bunch of drum machines. A decidedly experimental trip through electronic dance music land, but from the words of Sean Archibald t...
Keywords: microtonal; xenharmonic; electronic; free music; split-notes; split notes; netlabel; netaudio
Downloads: 1,039 (1 review)
|Transcendissonance - City of the Asleep|
In the realm of microtonality, absolutes are non-existent, and common practice theory offers no light to guide the composer. What little theory there is comes from the science of psychoacoustics, from researchers seeking to generalize and quantify "consonance". This consonance-centric view is a siren for seemingly all the bewildered musicians who find themselves adrift in the uncharted waters of microtonality, and many have heeded its call only to run aground and founder indefinitely in an unm...
Keywords: city of the asleep; igliashon jones; netaudio; netlabel; split notes; split-notes; microtonal; xenharmonic; tuning; techno; glitch; electronic; electronica; post-rock
Downloads: 1,428 (2 reviews)